|The Great Train Robbery 1903 - Edwin S. Porter Thomas A. Edison|
In this silent short, bandits rob the passengers on a train in this pioneering western. In 1903, an employee of Thomas Edison's motion picture company produced a movie with a story. It was called "The Great TrainRobbery." It told a simple story of a group of western criminals who steal money from a train. Later they are killed by a group of police in a gun fight. The movie was extremely popular. "The Great TrainRobbery" started the huge motion picture industry...
Keywords: robbery; edison; train; theft; steal
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|The Impossible Voyage - edited|
This is a bit of an experiment. As fans of silent films will know Georges Melies was restricted to an immobile camera so his films are really a series of short scenes like small plays. He did fill these scenes with people and activity though. I decided to see what I could do with one of these films by imposing zooms, pans etc along with music and sounds. I only wish the quality of the original had been better and will try this again with another Melies film...
Keywords: Melies; voyage; train; rocket; alsedit